Tag Archives: Oran Etkin

Recommended YouTube video: Oran Etkin’s Kelenia

Text by Oran Etkin

This is a piece I wrote dedicated to the late soprano sax player and composer Steve Lacy that’s on our recording, Kelenia. Each time we play this tune it comes out very different. I’ll soon post some different live recordings of this tune that came out totally different, with various special guests- Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Lionel Loueke. Hope you enjoy!

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CD review: Oran Etkin “Wake Up Clarinet”

Artist: Oran Etkin
Title: Wake Up Clarinet
Label: Timbalooloo Music
Genre: Jazz/ music for children

Reviewed by Piruz Partow

Oran Etkins’ Wake Up Clarinet has been out for some time now, but worthy of a good listen. Created as a kid’s album, this recording can be enjoyed by adults alike. Its creator, Oran Etkin, is up for a Grammy for contributing a song to the Healthy Food For Thought compilation released by Timbalooloo Music records. Etkin’s music school “Timbalooloo” has created a well-deserved buzz from such names as Harvey Keitel, Liev Schreiver, and Edie Falco.

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